Interacting with Windows Forms

In an ideal world, once developers master a new technology such as WPF, they’d leave the previous framework behind. Everything would be written using the latest, most capable toolkit, and no one would ever worry about legacy code. Of course, this ideal world is nothing like the real world, and most WPF developers will need to interact with the Windows Forms platform at some point for two reasons: to leverage existing code investments and to compensate for missing features in WPF.

In this chapter, you’ll look at strategies for integrating Windows Forms and WPF content. You’ll consider how to use both types ...

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